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The physical housing environment preference among housing consumers in Johor Bahru

Said, Nur Syuhadah and David , Martin (2013) The physical housing environment preference among housing consumers in Johor Bahru. In: 1st FPTP Postgraduate Seminar 2013, 23 December 2013, Fakulti Pengurusan Teknologi dan Perniagaan, UTHM .

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Education, grocery, restaurant, recreation, medical services, mosque and others are available facilities provided in residential areas. The availability and accessibility of facilities has to some degree affected the satisfaction among residents. However, the feeling of dissatisfaction in their housing environment might influence residents to become more cautious before deciding to rent or buy a new house. Therefore, this study offers developers to understand market needs of how they differ in preference of physical housing environment. The physical components refer to the houses, facilities, and utilities. The sampling location for this study is around Johor Bahru area and qualitative methods were used to approach this study by collecting variables from previous researchers. Therefore, in order for the industry to be sustainable, the interests of housing consumers need to be taken into serious consideration since property overhang becomes the central concern to the Malaysian housing industry.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: the physical components; housing consumer
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH2025 Details in building design and construction
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Real Estate Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2014 04:25
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2014 04:25
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5802
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